Be Yourself, Not Someone Else (5YTL)

Have you ever paused for just a moment to realize you're playing a role and not being your true self? If you've never had that experience, congratulations (or Good for You, as my friend Christine would say)!  Unfortunately, a lot of people find themselves playing a role that doesn't speak to their true selves, and it most often comes across as fake, false, lacking sincerity, or any number of descriptors that fit the bill. I've been in the middle of a conversation before and realized that m...
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Know Your Conviction

In the vein of "Let your yes be yes and your no be no," it means everything that you live your convictions. My chief example of this is when you go to the grocery store.  I know you've had this experience.  You get in line, and it seems like you're not moving at all.  You look two aisles down, and that line just seems to be flying (Must be a younger cashier).  So, you move.  Seemingly all of a sudden, that lines stops completely.  You stand there, looking around, watching your previous line b...
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Persistence Pays Off – One Step At A Time (5YTL)

In all things, remain diligent. We all have goals, and we all have dreams.  I see a lot of chatter around the Internet about the importance of chasing your dreams.  While I agree that it is important for us all to have and pursue our dreams, those are best realized with concrete goals.  Goals themselves are great, but we have to put action plans around goals in order to see them be successful.  It sounds simple, but the truth is that goals must be broken down into actionable steps in orde...
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Finding Your Natural Swing (5YTL)

You don't have to play golf to understand the comfortable feeling of experiencing your natural swing.  In golf specifically, our natural swing refers to a balanced, comfortable golf swing that looks effortless and like something your body is meant to do. Full disclosure, I am an awful golfer.  Don't take my word for it!  Ask literally anyone who has ever been on a golf course with me.  I am inconsistent, inaccurate, and haven't poured the discipline into the game that results in an even m...
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